Tourism in Brunei, 10 Reasons to Visit Brunei

Tourism in Brunei, 10 Reasons to Visit Brunei. Tourism in Brunei is managed by the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism (MPRT), which plans to diversify Brunei tourism to include adventure tourism, ecotourism and Islamic tourism. The tourism sector in Brunei is a developing sector. In 2017, 258,955 tourists came to the country.

Malaysia is the only neighbor in the south of the country whose official name is Brunei Peace Country State. Here are 10 reasons to visit Brunei.

1.  Muara

Situated just off the coast of South China Sea, Muara is a great holiday city. As far as the city of Muara is concerned, beaches come first. There are tremendous beauty beaches here. You can enjoy the sea, sand and sunshine in this city.

2. Bangar


Bangar, one of the few villages in the town of Temburong, is a wonderful holiday city to visit. When you come here, visit the wonderful natural beauties such as wild rainforests, the legendary Labu Forest and Ulu Temburong National Park. You can spend at least a day or two here and visit this wonderful city.

3.  Gadong


Located in the north-east of the country, Gadong is the shopping city of the country. The bazaars and markets here are quite striking. This is the best place to shop in small Asian countries.

4.  Jerudong


Located just west of Bandar Seri Begawan, Jerudong is a wonderful city to visit. Located on the edge of the ocean, there are many natural beauty sites and historic buildings to be visited and sighted in this city. You can swim in the wonderful beaches and sunbathe on the beaches.

5.  Kuala Belait

Kuala Belait

Located on the north-west of the country, Kuala Belait is the second largest city in the country with a population of about 25 thousand. We can say the most modern face of the country. The country has its own seaside area. You can come here and enjoy sea tourism. You can also visit the city’s natural beauty and historical sites.

6.  Kampong Ayer

Kampong Ayer

Kampong Ayer, located in the north-east of the country, is an important city to visit. Known as the canal city, it is known as Venice of Asia. You can come here and see the city’s wonderful scenery and natural beauty.

7.  Bandar Seri Begawan

Bandar Seri Begawan

Bandar Seri Begawan is the capital city of Brunei and the largest city of the country with approximately 74 thousand people. It is one of the most beautiful capitals of Asia. It is a city that attracts attention with its nature structure and historical structures. Do not go back to the tourist attractions such as Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque, Jame ‘Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque, Tomb of Sharif Ali, Tomb of Sultan Bolkiah, Malay Technology Museum, Brunei Darussalam Maritime Museum and Brunei Museum.

8.  Labi Forest Reserve

Located on the south-west of the country, Labi Forest Reserve is a wonderful natural beauty area to be visited. This is the great majority of the year is raining. When you go here, watch out for the weather conditions.

9.  Ulu Temburong National Park

Ulu Temburong National Park, located in the southeast of Bandar Seri Begavan, the capital city of Brunei, is the most popular nature conservation area of the country established in 1991 with an area of 549.1 km². Located in the rainforest, this park is worth seeing. Especially on the rope bridges here you can enjoy the safaris. There is a breathtaking view of the park. Here you can take great photos.

10.  Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque

Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque

Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque, located in Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital and largest city of the country, was built in 1958 by the 28th Brunei Sultan. This structure is among the most beautiful places of worship in Southeast Asia.